Challenges For Rural Alcoholism Treatment, Automatic Voter Registration

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It can be difficult to find adequate treatment for alcoholism in parts of rural Wisconsin. We talk with an addiction specialist about why that is. And we discuss the potential impact of a new bill in the state legislature that proposes registering people to vote — automatically.

Featured in this Show

  • Finding Treatment For Alcoholism In Rural Wisconsin

    For people living with addiction in rural parts of Wisconsin, finding treatment can be difficult. We talk to an addiction specialist about the issue.

  • Bill In State Legislature Would Automatically Register Residents To Vote

    New legislation introduced by Wisconsin Democrats would automatically register residents to vote in the state. We talk to one of the lawmakers sponsoring the bill and a poilitical scientist about how the legislation might impact voter behavior.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dr. Mike Miller Guest
  • David Crowley Guest
  • Philip Chen Guest

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